AMerican Veteran 11

Frederick "Ted" A Waldron

January 8, 1933 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 88)

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Obituary

Monson- Frederick A. "Ted" Waldron, 88, most recently of Cedarbrook Village in Ware, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 surrounded by love of family.  Ted was one of fifteen children, born in Amherst, MA,  January 8, 1933 to the late Gertrude (Sweatt) Waldron and Leslie Waldron.  He attended Turners Falls High School before enlisting in the Navy for four years. He then served in the Air Force for 20 years.  Ted retired from the US Postal Service after 20 years at the bulk mail center in Springfield where he was a supervisor and employee trainer.  After his retirement from the Post Office he continued working as a courier for Wing Hospital as well as other part time jobs.  Ted enjoyed playing softball, bowling, dancing, playing cards and making friends wherever her would go.  His greatest love was his family and friends.

Ted was predeceased by his wife, Alice Faye Waldron and two daughters, Kelly Waldron and Kathy Perry.  He leaves his daughter, Kimberly Maher of Athol, grandchildren, Stephanie Maher and her husband George Tinkelenberg of Belchertown, Jennifer Maher and her husband Ben Maher of Westfield, Jesse Perry and Jeremie Perry both of Monson; a great grandson, Oliver Maher, son in-laws, Jack Perry of Monson and Stephen Maher of Palmer; a sister, Lucille Paquette of Greenfield and sister in-law , Shirley Locklear of Jefferson, TX and many nieces and nephews. 

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 1-4pm in Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. Monson.  Funeral services will be held Monday, October 18, 2021 at 10am in the funeral home with burial to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Monson. 

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Fred's name to Baystate Hospice 30 Capital Drive West Springfield, MA 01089 or to the VA c/o Voluntary Service 421 N. Main Street Leeds, MA 01053

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
October 17, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

Funeral Service
Monday
October 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

Committal
Monday
October 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Hillcrest Cemetery
32 Wilbraham Road
Monson, MA 01057

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